RAISE YOUR GLASS: Adroit Meets the 2019 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!

We’re over the moon for the Adroit students who are recipients of 41 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Medals.

CONGRATULATIONS! We couldn’t be more excited and proud!

Special shout-outs go to Adroit seniors Sandra ChenVictoria Gong, Sophie Paquette, and Emily Tian. We’re thrilled to share that Sandra is the recipient of a $10,000 Scholastic Awards Gold Medal for Writing Portfolio. Victoria, Sophie, and Emily each received Silver Medals with Distinction for Writing Portfolio, and will receive $1,000 each.

 

 

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Isabella Alvarez (12), Summer Mentee, New Hampshire
Gold Medal – Poetry (x3)
Gold Medal – Short Story
Silver Medal – Poetry (x2)

Darius Atefat-Peckham (12), Summer Mentee, Michigan
Silver Medal – Poetry

Tess Becket (12), Summer Mentee, Pennsylvania
American Visions Medal (Best in Region) – Photography
Gold Medal – Photography
Gold Medal – Poetry
Silver Medal – Writing Portfolio

Adriana Carter (12), Summer Mentee, South Carolina
Gold Medal – Poetry

Stephanie Chang (11), Summer Mentee, Canada
Silver Medal – Poetry

Sandra Chen (12), Summer Mentee, California
Gold Medal – Writing Portfolio

Lane Devers (10), Prose Reader, Michigan
Gold Medal – Personal Essay/Memoir

Taylor Fang (11), Summer Mentee, Utah
Gold Medal – Poetry

Nadia Farjami (11), Marketing Intern, California
Gold Medal – Poetry
Silver Medal – Poetry

Jocelyn Gao (10), Summer Mentee, California
Silver Medal – Poetry

Victoria Gong (12), Summer Mentee, Mississippi
Gold Medal – Short Story
Silver Medal w/ Distinction – Writing Portfolio

Mai Hoang (11), Summer Mentee, New Hampshire
American Voices Medal (Best in Region) – Personal Essay/Memoir
Gold Medal – Personal Essay/Memoir

Isabella Jiang (11), Summer Mentee, New Jersey
Silver Medal – Short Story

Audrey Kim (11), Summer Mentee, Pennsylvania
Gold Medal – Poetry

Megan Lunny (12), Summer Mentee, Pennsylvania
American Voices Medal (Best in Region) – Short Story
Gold Medal – Short Story

Rebecca Oet (11), Summer Mentee, Ohio
Silver Medal – Poetry

Sophie Paquette (12), Summer Mentee & Previous Prose Reader, Michigan
Silver Medal w/ Distinction – Writing Portfolio

Emily Tian (12), Summer Mentee & Poetry Reader, Maryland
American Voices Medal (Best in Region) – Poetry
Gold Medal – Poetry (x2)
Silver Medal – Personal Essay/Memoir
Silver Medal – Poetry
Silver Medal w/ Distinction – Writing Portfolio

Nikki Velletri (12), Summer Mentee, Rhode Island
Gold Medal – Dramatic Script
Silver Medal – Poetry

Grace Wang (11), Summer Mentee, Indiana
Gold Medal – Flash Fiction
Gold Medal – Personal Essay/Memoir
Gold Medal – Poetry

Adam Zhou (11), Summer Mentee, Philippines
Silver Medal – Personal Essay/Memoir

Peter LaBerge
Peter LaBerge

Peter LaBerge founded The Adroit Journal in 2010, as a high school sophomore. His work appears in Best New Poets, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, Indiana Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review Online, Pleiades, and Tin House, among others. He lives in San Francisco.

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